Lois J. Liberman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Blank Rome LLP
 | 1271 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020
Phone: 212-885-5000
Fax: 212-885-5001
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
    Attorney Profile

    Lois Liberman has extensive experience advising clients in all aspects of matrimonial and family law. She is a seasoned litigator and trial attorney, and has been a frequent guest on television having appeared multiple times on “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Good Day New York,” “Extra,” and “Entertainment Tonight.” She is frequently consulted to comment on family law matters pertaining to famous people and appears often in the celebrity press including but not limited to publications like People magazine, The Huffington Post, eonlinenews.com, MTV.com, Businessinsider.com, NBCNews.com, FoxNews.com, The NY Post and More magazine.

    Lois counsels high-profile and high net worth clients on:

    • Prenuptial agreements
    • Postnuptial agreements
    • Custody litigation
    • Equitable distribution involving a myriad of assets including highly complex financial evaluations and discovery
    • Paternity agreements
    • Same-sex prenuptial and divorce agreements

    Lois represented a litigant in the first reported same-sex divorce case in New York State, C.C. vs. M.C., 21 Misc. 3d 926, 867 N.Y.S.2d 884, 2008 N.Y.Misc. LEXIS 6011, 2008 NY Slip Op 28398, 401 N.Y.L.J. 81 (2008).

    Lois is an active member of the New York County Women’s Bar Association and has served as co-chair of the Judiciary Committee and Matrimonial & Family Law Committee. She is also an appointed member of the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law, a group of lawyers, judges, and mental health professionals who meet monthly to discuss issues of mental health and family law. Lois has lectured for the Association of Divorce Financial Planners and various New York Bar Associations in the areas of prenuptial and separation agreements, as well as custody matters.

    She co-chaired the Firm’s Summer Associate Program and has also served on the Partner Nominating Committee, Women’s Steering Committee, Diversity Committee, and Technology Committee. Lois is a member of the Women’s Forum whose mission is to enhance the professional and business development of the firm’s female attorneys and professionals and foster the success of our strong community of women.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


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    Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2021

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    About Lois Liberman

    Admitted: 1989, New York

    Professional Webpage: https://www.blankrome.com/people/lois-j-liberman


    • Top 500 Leading Family Lawyers, Lawdragon, 2020
    • “Super Lawyer" in Family Law by New York Super Lawyers—Metro Edition, 2010-2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Judiciary Committee of the Women's Bar Association
    • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
    • Co-Chair, Judiciary Committee and Matrimonial & Family Law Committee
    • Women’s Steering Committee
    • American Bar Association
    • Member, New York Women's Bar Association
    • Partner Nominating Committee
    • Technology Committee
    • New York
    • New York State Bar Association
    • Co-Chair, Summer Associate Program
    • Diversity Committee

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Neutral Evaluator, Neutral Evaluation Program, Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County, New York
    • Member, Women’s Forum
    • Member, Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The event held on 10/25/19 in New York, New York, brought together a diverse roster of speakers ranging from artists, art consultants, appraisers, members of the bench, bar, museums, art galleries, and auction houses, to government officials and members of nonprofit organizations to discuss the most relevant legal issues affecting the art world today., featured speaker, “The Art of Divorce: Art as Marital Property, Treatment of Art in Pre-nups, Valuation Issues, Division … and Beyond, New York County Lawyers Association's Art Law Committee: 11th Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Institute , New York Attorneys, 2019
    • Lecturer, Association of Divorce Financial Planners
    • A Potential Alternative to Divorce, August 10, 2015
    • Seven Ways to Help Your Client Prepare for a Divorce, September 14, 2015
    • 10 Things You Should Do Before You Discuss Divorce With Your Spouse, March 8, 2016


    • New York State, C.C. vs. M.C., 21 Misc. 3d 926, 867 N.Y.S.2d 884, 2008 N.Y.Misc. LEXIS 6011, 2008 NY Slip Op 28398, 401 N.Y.L.J. 81 (2008)


    • The Top Five Things to Do Before You Discuss Divorce with Your Spouse Posted on February 7, 2017 by Blank Rome LLP Lois Liberman and Marilyn Chinitz You are facing one of life’s most difficult transitions. After putting your financial affairs in order, but before broaching the topic of divorce with your spouse, we recommend that you prepare yourself by consulting experts who can provide the guidance and support you will need. Knowledge is power, and being fully informed will enable you to protect your rights and those of your children. more..., Love Bytes, Family Law

    Educational Background:

    • Wellesley College, BA
    • University at Buffalo Law School, JD
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    1271 6th Ave
    New York, NY 10020

    Phone: 212-885-5000

    Fax: 212-885-5001

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    Last Updated: 4/1/2021

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